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Staff Specialist Anaesthetist

Experience the great Australian Outback in this exciting role for Anaesthetists

  • Join a modern hospital with a growing emergency department
  • Live in an affordable area with all the amenities you could ask for
  • Showcase your skills in this rural teaching hospital
The Position
As a Specialist in Anaesthesiology you will be expected to perform routine and emergency anaesthetic services to both public and private patients, in addition to inpatient and outpatient services. You will also be involved in the emergency department and ICU to help manage unstable patients. Utilising your well-developed medical knowledge and skill you will also provide epidural analgesia and attend resuscitations throughout the hospital. Your role will also encompass the smooth running of pre-admission clinical and post-operative follow up. You will be expected to participate in an after-hours roster.
In addition to clinical duties your role will encompass aspects of Quality Management, Administrative and Educational Duties.  As well as continuing your professional development you will also be expected to pass on your knowledge to medical students, junior doctors, nurses and allied health staff.
The Hospital
The health service is the largest health facility and rural teaching hospital with 108 beds, providing acute, non-acute and outpatient services to the location and surrounding communities. It has general medical, surgical, obstetric, paediatric, dialysis and special care beds, as well as 4 theatres, palliative care, intensive and coronary care units (6 ICU beds / 2 ventilated beds). Support services include radiology and pathology departments, as well as a wide range of allied and primary health services.

The hospital provides a unique range of medical services to the community through the provision of specialist clinics located within the Health Service. The specialist clinics are staffed by a combination of visiting medical officers (VMO’s), staff specialists, nursing and clerical staff who are employed by the Hospital. The specialist services provided include; general medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, cardiology, urology, oncology, plastic surgery, ear, nose and throat, nephrology and vascular surgery.

The hospital is fitted with a modern well-equipped 24-hour Emergency Department which has approximately 24,000 annual attendances. The service operates in a unique outback environment, serving a population of 32,000 people spread over 195,000 square kilometres.

The Location
You will be living in the largest regional centre in the western half of New South Wales. It lies in the centre of the sparsely settled New South Wales outback, close to the South Australian border and midway between the Queensland and Victorian borders. The region has a semi-arid climate, consisting of warm to hot summers and cool winters. It provides for all types of lifestyles at a very affordable price. Whether your preference is for the convenience of living in a modern, well-serviced regional city, a quiet country village, or tucked away on a few acres somewhere, you will find it all here.

This hidden gem has so much to offer! Much of what is best about Australia can be found here. You will find a fantastic lifestyle for yourself and your family, with a great school system, excellent health service, shorter commuting times and a close knit community living. There are many attractions, interesting sights and a rich social and cultural life can be enjoyed. The location is also identified by the strength of its art community, with a number of artists and galleries within the region.

Daily flights to major capital cities will help you stay connected with family, friends, leisure interests and professional ties. Adelaide is within a 40 minute short flight giving you access to glorious beaches and high street shopping.
Essential Criteria
FANZCA or an equivalent qualification  is essential, as well as having significant experience in anaesthetics and intensive care.

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career? Contact Juanique today +61 283539038 for

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